"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
it was a poem about everything."
                     --Steven Wright

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • Opposite to ( বিপরীত ) Your idea is opposite to mine.

Idioms:

  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.